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RosemaryDW's Recent Activity

  1. RosemaryDW replied to the thread Feeding?.

    Welcome! You are in a great place to learn. You can try this thread as well:...

    Dec 9, 2018 at 4:08 PM
  2. RosemaryDW attached a file to the thread Reliable staple for a Greek tort.

    Great. I tend to have to chop my grape leaves up a bit and mix with other foods only because they are so flat they are a little hard for...

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  3. RosemaryDW replied to the thread Hello need help for inactive russian tortoise!.

    The internet is full of conflicting information, that’s for sure. There are lots of grass eating species, Russians just aren’t one of...

    Dec 9, 2018 at 2:37 PM
  4. RosemaryDW replied to the thread Hello, from San Diego, new here.

    Welcome from another Southern California member!

    Dec 9, 2018 at 9:48 AM
  5. RosemaryDW replied to the thread First Time Tortoise Owner.

    Welcome to the forum; we’re glad you’re here!

    Dec 9, 2018 at 9:47 AM
  6. RosemaryDW replied to the thread Hi! I’m a newbie!.

    I hibernate my Russian in a fridge, as it doesn’t get reliably cold where I live. You need temps that are consistently under 45 and...

    Dec 9, 2018 at 9:46 AM
  7. RosemaryDW replied to the thread Hello! First time owner with a Russian tortoise!.

    Welcome to the forum! Very handsome tortoise.

    Dec 9, 2018 at 9:42 AM
  8. RosemaryDW replied to the thread baby red foot from Palm Beach, Florida.

    Welcome, we’re glad you’re here! Your tortoise doesn’t love your dog, I’m afraid. For starters, tortoises don’t “love,” period; they’re...

    Dec 9, 2018 at 9:41 AM
  9. RosemaryDW replied to the thread Hello from MN.

    Welcome to the forum!

    Dec 9, 2018 at 9:34 AM
  10. RosemaryDW replied to the thread New Enclosure Help.

    Something they can’t see around/over is good. If they have to walk around it, the space feels bigger. So something in the middle in...

    Dec 9, 2018 at 9:33 AM
  11. RosemaryDW replied to the thread Hello need help for inactive russian tortoise!.

    It’s great that you are planting your own food but... Russians don’t eat grasses; they eat plants with true leaves (not blades). So I...

    Dec 9, 2018 at 9:30 AM
  12. RosemaryDW replied to the thread Spring seed planting in Southern California!.

    I bet you get some rain, though! :) Last year was so dry I wouldn’t pick anything that was native to my area; I figured our local...

    Dec 9, 2018 at 9:24 AM
  13. RosemaryDW replied to the thread Opuntia.

    You can buy a cactus potting mix at the nursery.

    Dec 9, 2018 at 9:22 AM
  14. RosemaryDW replied to the thread Reliable staple for a Greek tort.

    I would go easy on the herbs; because the smell is so strong, it may throw a tortoise off whatever it’s mixed with. Not to say never...

    Dec 9, 2018 at 9:19 AM
  15. RosemaryDW posted a new thread.

    Spring seed planting in Southern California!

    Oh my gosh we finally have had some real rain. In the hopes that we get more, I’ve thrown out various seeds. With any luck they’ll be...

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    Forum: Tortoise Diet and Food

    Dec 8, 2018 at 1:13 PM